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How can climate income help fix climate chaos?

Making fossil fuels more expensive can look like a difficult and unpopular decision for the government to have to make, but it will be necessary if we are to get rid of the worst offenders of greenhouse gas emissions and fix climate chaos. At our September 2020 monthly online meeting, Josh Burke (London School of…

Another two years lost to climate inaction, says Greta Thunberg

Two years on from Greta Thunberg’s first solo school strike for the climate, in an interview with the Guardian Greta says the world has wasted the time by failing to take the necessary action on the crisis. .. “Looking back [over two years], a lot has happened. Many millions have taken to the streets ……

100 economists say now or neverNow or never

100 Economists call for an end to the Carbon Economy

Now or never…. 100 prominent international economists have written and signed a hard hitting letter (published on 4th August in the Guardian and elsewhere) arguing that…. From deep-rooted racism to the Covid-19 pandemic, from extreme inequality to ecological collapse, our world is facing dire and deeply interconnected emergencies. But as much as the present moment…

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Why writing letters to the press is so useful……

In a recent blog I mentioned the value of writing to the media to get more people aware of the advantages of CF&D and that we have set up a media team. A CCL Europe member, Brigitte van Gerven, has just written a very good explanation of why CCL Europe is planning to do the…

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Why writing letters to the press is so useful……

In a recent blog I mentioned the value of writing to the media to get more people aware of the advantages of CF&D and that we have set up a media team. A CCL Europe member, Brigitte van Gerven, has just written a very good explanation of why CCL Europe is planning to do the…

Climate Income

A good argument for Carbon Fee and Dividend by a Free Marketeer

Ambrose Pritchard, writing in The Telegraph criticises the proposed Democrat Green Deal as being a dirigiste policy with an ulterior motive of ‘fuelling’ the trade war with China. He gives a very cogent explanation of the mechanics of carbon fee and dividend and why he prefers this market led method of carbon pricing. He also…

An unlikely opportunity to spread the word…..

A hot tip from a fellow member of the CCL UK Media Team gave me the hook to write a letter about Climate Income that has been published in last Sunday’s Observer (26th July).The trigger was an interview in the fashion section of the magazine with the supermodel and activist Lily Cole, whose book Who…

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CCL Devizes group meeting

The Flat, 46 Kingsbury Street, (entrance in Patten Alley, just off High Street, above Henry George Estate Agent) Marlborough – for the Devizes Constituency (Danny Kruger MP) Last Wednesday of the month, 8pm. Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to…

Economics online action team

Every second Monday of the month, 8pm. Save this link to the meeting in your calendar: https://zoom.us/j/871015159* Love the idea of looking at how a climate income (or carbon fee and dividend) could affect the UK economy? Enjoy the thought of ferreting out reports which could be valuable ammunition for our campaigners? Are you an…

National online meeting

Every third Tuesday of the month, 8pm, please email Louisa for a link to the meeting (Join at 7.30pm if you want an introduction to CCL or intro chat) Virtually meet other members of CCL across the UK. Gen up on the latest campaigns and news. Share your frustrations and successes. Looking forward to seeing…

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